Can you knit a hat on straight needles?
For knitters who are not yet comfortable knitting in the round, knitting a hat with straight needles is a perfect option. This simple alternative to working with either double-pointed or circular needles entails knitting the hat flat and then seaming it.
How many stitches do you need for a baby hat?
Cast on 30 stitches. The length should be at least 2 inches.
How big should a knitted baby hat be?
Hat Size Charts
|Age||Head Circumference||Hat Height|
|Preemie (5.5-6 lbs)||13″||5″|
|Baby – 3 to 6 months||17″||7″|
|Baby 6 to 12 months||18″||7.5″|